PIOTR MOTYKA is born in 2000 RADOM POLAND. He attends Oskar Kolberg’s School of Music Complex in Radom. He’s been learning to play the accordion for seven years under the guidance of Artur Miedziński, M.A. The secondary instrument he’s learning to play is the piano. In August 2015 he played his first concert tour of Australia at the invitation of the Consulate General of the Polish Republic. He gave concerts in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. He performed solo concerts and with “ Accordions For World“. A multiple prizewinner of many prestigious national and international events – so far he has won first prize in twenty of them.
Some of his most recent achievements are as follows:
Main Award in the category of students secondary music schools divided in half between the winner and his teacher at the XI Music Competition XX and XXI Century for Young Performers, Radziejowice 20.05.2016r.
First prize for „Accordions for the World“ in the category OPEN occupational „XII WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL Innsbruck 2016“. The highest score of the festival: 49.50 / 50
Second prize (category soloists) at the XIX International Accordion Meetings in Sanok, 21-24.04.2016r.
First prize at the National Accordion Competition „Motion Music Festival“ Czasław-Wieliczka with the „Accordions for the World“ in the category of teams, 14-16.04.2016r.
First prize winner accordion competition 28.02. 2016 Akkordeonvettbeverb Vienna
First prize winner accordion competition 20.02. 2016 „Mława 2016“ Poland.
First prize winner accordion competition 20.02. 2016 „Mława 2016“ Poland „ACCORDIONS FOR WORLD“
First prize winner „Accordion Competition Akkordeonwettbewerb in Klingenthal 2015“ 04-10.05.2015
First prize winner „Accordion Competition of Poland“ 16-17, 04.2015 SŁUPCA
Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in 2015. „Young Poland“
Scholarship of Polish Children’s Fund 2014/2015, 2015/2016
First prize winner International Accordion Festiwal in WILNIUS, LITHUANIA 2015
First prize winner accordion competition 05-07.02. 2015 „Mława 2015“ Poland
First prize winner in the International Accordion Festival in Przemyśl (Poland) three times, in 2010, 2012 and 2014.
Grand Prix winner for the best accordion player in the Jubilee Accordion Festival in Słupca (Poland) in November 2014.
Second prize winner in the International Festival in Castelfidardo (Italy) in 2014.
First prize winner in VAMO-AKKORDEON WETTBEWERB in Vienna (Austria) in 2014
First prize winner in the International Accordion Festival in Sanok (Poland) in 2014
First prize winner in the International Accordion Competition „MAS POPRAD“ in Poprad (Slovakia) in 2013
Grand Prix winner in the Accordion Competition ‘Od Solisty do Orkiestry‘ in Mława (Poland) in 2013
First prize winner in the Accordion Competition „Od Solisty do Orkiestry“ Mława (Poland) 2015
First prize winner in 49th edition of INTERNATIONALE AKKORDEON WETTBEWERB in Klingenthal (Germany) in 2012
In spite of already possessing undeniable skill and talent, Piotr frequently participates in a number of master classes, meetings with leading Polish and foreign academic music teachers as well as with leading Polish and foreign accordion virtuosos, continually developing and perfecting his musical craft. In 2014 he recorded his first solo album containing classical repertoire, received very well by the accordion music experts. His repertoire includes musical pieces by the following composers: J.S.Bach,F.Chopin, A.Piazzola, D. Cimarosa, W. Siemionow, S. Pawin, Na Yun Kin, M. Zimka, G. Miszczyszyn, L.Couperin, R. Galliano, K. Olczak, A. Surkov, A. Astier, B Precz, W. Zołotariew, Ł.Woś, S. Pawin, R. Schumann, I. Panicki, E.Derbienko, W.Dikusarow, B.Mokrosow, A.Bielajew and Rochlin, together with several tangos, waltzes and some of the most famous pieces of film, popular and early music played solo or with his band.